SVP & General Manager, Banana Republic Factory Stores at Banana Republic

Posted in Other 9 days ago.

Location: San Francisco, California

Job Description:

About Banana Republic

Banana Republic was founded with an explorer’s spirit and a desire to venture to new places, beyond the boundaries of the everyday. Our clothing is designed for a life with no boundaries.

We travel near and far in search of the finest materials and fabric innovations to infuse style with substance, because we believe that what you wear should open a world of possibilities. And the people that make up Banana Republic share the same qualities as our brand: curious, connected, undaunted by boundaries. Sound like you? Join us for the adventure of what’s next.

About the Role

The SVP & General Manager drives strategy & business results for the Banana Republic Factory Stores channel through a proven track record of delivering results while shaping new, innovative ways of continuously driving growth & revenue.

They lead an OMNI multi-functional team, inclusive of all product functions and are responsible for driving results in this channel. With direct accountability and decision scope for the BRFS P&L, they are accountable for achieving positive business outcomes through results of product success, customer response, and financial performance. They utilize retail experience and strong business acumen to anticipate business needs, proactively implementing changes in fast paced environment.

What You'll Do

  • Leads an OMNI multi-functional team including Design, Production, Merchandising, Inventory Management, Marketing, Visual Merchandising, Creative & Online.

  • Sits on the Banana Republic Brand Leadership Team and builds complementary relationships within the BR Brand, including BR Specialty and BR Online.

  • Proactively acquires and continuously grows a profitable customer base across the market / channel, delivering business results today while identifying new ways of continuously growing revenue

  • Strategically influences and leverages organizational investments to strengthen business performance

  • Can hire for and develop high-performance teams and is committed to a long-term career within the Gap Inc. Portfolio.

  • Can demonstrate strong understanding of how digital applies to retail and the evolving customer landscape

  • Ownership and accountability for the P&L for BR Factory Channel

  • Leads Brand Vision, strategy, and execution of global on brand product sales, responsible for meeting revenue targets

  • Leads, directs, & develops all key functions for BR Factory HQ; input into BRFS Stores

  • Makes Business Development decisions in partnership with BR Specialty in priority markets and identifies potential market opportunities

  • Maintains and understands the image and expectations of BR Factory with customers

  • Ensures channel is recognized as a great place to work and environment is aligned with brand values

  • Drives business results with shareholders in mind

Who You Are

  • Global Retail - deep experience in global retail and understands key functions

  • P&L Results - proven track record of leading business strategy and driving positive P& L results

  • Collaboration - experience leading and influencing on to drive collective business outcomes

  • Talent Builder - Attracts, hires and inspires high performing talent who consistently deliver on brand and channel results

  • Change Leadership - has anticipated the need & driven change in highly competitive, rapidly changing environments

  • Innovation - identifies and mobilizes team to maximize competitive opportunities in retail apparel business, applying "big data" into strategic decisions

Benefits at Banana Republic

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*

  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we've been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second year in a row.

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